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Institution: University of Windsor

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The University of Windsor School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2008. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.


The successful candidate will have a completed doctoral degree in music by date of appointment. The candidate will have expertise in areas such as popular music, music of other cultures, music in media, etc. Strong research skills, publication record and track record of, or potential for, successful grant writing are expected, as is interest in interdisciplinary, collaborative pursuits.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities will involve a variety of courses within and outside the School of Music, while supporting the school’s core curriculum.The candidate will be a team player who is able to contribute effectively to our school with its focus on learning-centredness, diversity of musics, social justice, and engagement in community. Duties also include serving on departmental and university committees.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applications will include:
• a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• a current curriculum vitae;
• a research statement outlining research interests and potential for scholarly achievement;
• a teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that might include sample course outlines or teaching evaluations;
• a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
• samples of scholarly work;
• graduate transcripts, if a recent PhD; and
• three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 15, 2007

Deadline: November 15, 2007


Dr. Sandi Curtis, MT-BC, MTA
Chair, Appointments Committee
Director, School of Music
University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 2796, Fax: (519) 971-3614

Other Information:

The University of Windsor School of Music is an undergraduate unit of approximately 160 majors, and is committed to learning-centred education, emphasizing the development of excellent musical, creative, and critical thinking skills. Our students include not only those wishing to pursue careers in music, but also those excited about the way music studies will enrich their lives and their work in other professions. Within learning communities characterized by creativity and interdisciplinary, faculty and students learn alongside one another, embracing musics of a rich diversity of cultures, styles, places, and times. Working together, we build culturally rich and, through the healing arts, healthy communities. For further information about the School of Music, please visit our website at

A friendly community of 210,000 and Canada's southernmost city, Windsor is a vital and growing community with an active and growing cultural life. Windsor is minutes from Detroit, and easy driving distance to Stratford, Toronto, and Ann Arbor.

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. If you are unable to submit the application by the deadline date, you should contact and alert the Dean that you intend to submit an application after the deadline date. If you are viewing the advertisement after the deadline date, you should contact the Dean to find out the status of the search and discuss the possibility of submitting an application. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, Office of Faculty Recruitment and Retention (OFRR), 325 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario’s leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at For more information on living and working at the University of Windsor, visit the Office of Faculty Recruitment Web site at, e-mail, or contact Dr. Janice Drakich, Director, Faculty Recruitment at (877) 665-6608 toll free within North America, or call collect outside of North America at (519) 561-1432.

Date Listed: 11/20/2007

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